Name the four main clastic sediment and sedimentary
Answer to relevant QuestionsHow are loose sediments transformed (lithified) into hard sedimentary rock?(a) Why are cross-beds (Fig. 5.4) very important sedimentary structures?Where are modern turbidity current deposits (turbidites) generally found? See Figs. 5.2 and 5.7.How are sediments commonly sorted according to size so that pebbles are in one place, sand in another, silt in another, and clay elsewhere?Why do boulders, cobbles, and pebbles round with only a few kilometers of transport whereas sand is difficult to round and silt hardly ever becomes rounded?
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